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Oktay Urcan

Associate Professor of Accountancy



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Articles in Journals


Franco, F., Ittner, C., Urcan, O. Forthcoming. Determinants and trading performance of equity deferrals by corporate outside directors. Management Science

Louis, H., Urcan, O. 2015. Agency conflicts, corporate payout policies, and direct benefits of conservative financial reporting to equity-holders. Contemporary Accounting Research, 32: 455-484

Franzen, L., Li, X., Urcan, O., Vargus, M. 2014. The market response to insider sales of restricted stock versus unrestricted stock. Journal of Financial Research, 37: 99-118

Louis, H., Sun, A., Urcan, O. 2013. Do analysts sacrifice forecast accuracy for informativeness? Management Science, 59: 1688–1708

Ali, A., Urcan, O. 2012. Dividend increases and future earnings. Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, 19: 12-25

Demirkan, S., Radhakrishnan, S., Urcan, O. 2012. Discretionary accruals quality, cost of capital, and diversification. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 27: 496–526

Louis, H., Sun, A., Urcan, O. 2012. Value of cash holdings and accounting conservatism. Contemporary Accounting Research, 29: 1249–1271

Shivakumar, L., Urcan, O., Vasvari, F., Zhang, L. 2011. The debt market relevance of management earnings forecasts: Evidence from before and during the credit crisis. Review of Accounting Studies, 16: 464-486